How A Food & Buyers Expo Helps Our Honey Farm Business
We took advantage of the Basin Food & Buyers Expo event in Invermere to reach new customers and also take in important lessons on how to strengthen our honey business.
Renewing Brain Cells with BCHPA beekeeping speakers
Spring always brings the promise of new opportunities and discoveries. Our winter months are consumed with cleaning and rebuilding equipment, expanding capacity and ordering supplies for the coming year. But as the snow recedes up into the mountains, it also brings us closer to one of our favourite
On Agriculture Minister Lana Popham’s Support For Bees in B.C.
March is always a frenetic time for us. We’re just coming out of winter, full of hope for our bees and eager for the new season. It is also the month that delivers new information and ideas, and when theoretical information can transform into practical use. I’m speaking about the B.C. Honey Prod
How To Make Beeswax Food Wraps
We’ve been spending some time making beeswax food wraps for our clients, and it is so easy we thought we should do a video on how to do it. We already sell the beeswax wrap kits! Beeswax wraps are indespensible in the kitchen for preserving foods, from keeping cheese from drying out to coverin
From Disaster To Great Promise, The Bees Are Alive!
How fast things can change in a single year! From disaster last winter to fortune this spring, from crying over rows of dead hives to laughing over whole yards of live ones. After a disatrous winter last year our honey bees have come through winter in “flying” condition. Last year we wer
How Will Canada’s Farmers Handle the COVID-19 Crisis?
There is an element about this Coronavirus pandemic that is being overlooked. With Canada – and indeed most of the rest of the world – now putting in travel restrictions and recommendations for “self-isolation” for at least 14 days, there is going to be significant disruption